Researchers Tout Poultry Poop as Renewable Energy Source

One man’s fowl excrement is another man’s renewable energy source. Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of...

No, asteroid 2018 LF16 probably isn’t going to hit the Earth

Tabloids have always taken great liberty with headlines but some of the current coverage of the asteroid known as 2018 LF16 is really...
Iceberg armadas boosted monsoon rains in a different hemisphere

Iceberg armadas boosted monsoon rains in a different hemisphere

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“Like slavery”: Rehab patients forced into unpaid labor to cover “treatment”

“Like slavery”: Rehab patients forced into unpaid labor to cover “treatment”

Enlarge / A heroin addict at a rehab house. If you caught John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight this past...

Maybe DNA Can’t Answer All Our Questions About Heredity

Heredity is a powerful concept. It’s the thing that ties families together—that gives shape to their shared history of stories, of homes, of...
The breathing of the crowd: The 2015 found-footage horror film <em>Paranormal Activity: Ghost Dimension</em> was one of the movies screened during the study.

We might be able to rate future films with a sniff test, study says

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Trump's Attacks on the Environment Are Mostly Failing

This story originally appeared on Slate and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.It is a popular fiction that despite its many foibles,...

New Puffy Coats Are Being Designed to Fall Apart Faster

Outdoorsy types are well-versed in the differences between down feathers and synthetic fibers, the two most common fillings for gears like puffy blanket, jackets,...